Program Buyer (Automotive)

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors s.r.o.

Place of work
Plastic Omnium Technical Center, Lozorno
Contract type
Start date
upon agreement
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 EUR/monthFinal salary will be offered according candidate's experience.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Technical center in Lozorno is the main engineering center in Central Europe for the Intelligent Exterior Systems Division. We develope here brand new products (bumpers, tailgates, spoilers) for our premium customers.

As supply project manager (program buyer), you will be part of the core project team. You will be in charge of purchasing and follow up of the suppliers for one project from nomination until start of production. Your main tasks will be to:

• Set the budget in accordance to project objectives at the beginning of a project
• Negotiate the cost, quality means and deadlines with the suppliers
• Keep up with the validation time plan to assure problem-free start of the serial production
• Solve all of the problematic situations with the suppliers
• Coordinate all the technical changes in the project with the suppliers
• Prepare the project status for milestones review; follow the critical topics identified at review
• Manage purchasing requests during the project phase
• Closely cooperate with Supplier Quality Engineers and Commodity Buyers

Employee perks, benefits

• Interesting bonus system
• Career development - opportunities to grow within division or group level
• Contribution to third pillar (pension saving)
• Professional training, language courses
• Social events, sport activities
• Referral bonus, improvement idea reward, working anniversary bonus
• Contributions from Social fund, contribution to life events (wedding, birth of the child)
• Maximum pocket money for business trips abroad
• Meals in canteen for 0.80-1.00€;
• Salary review on yearly base
• Possibility to work from home
• Flexible working hours
• Additional relax day
• Coffee for free, fruit day each Monday

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Technical ideally, but might be economical as well

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- English – active
- 3 years of practice in purchasing, automotive experience is a must
- Experience in project/people management and technology
- Multi-task abilities
- Ability to travel


Brief description of the company

Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!
With 32,000 team members located in 26 countries and a 2019 revenue of €9.2 billion, Plastic Omnium is world leader in intelligent exterior systems, clean energy systems and front-end modules.
Through its offer in the exterior body panels market, Plastic Omnium provides customized multi-material solutions with high added value that increasingly integrate functions and enhance safety to reduce vehicle weight and CO2 emissions.
Our ambition? Provide automakers with cutting-edge equipment and solutions to develop tomorrow’s clean and connected car.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors, s.r.o.
Lozorno 995
900 55 Lozorno
ID: 3541094  Dátum zverejnenia: 6.5.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month